GEMSTONE GLOSSARY

LARIMAR

Larimar is an earth-healing stone.  It connects with nature and will counteract imbalances in the earth's energy, and promotes self-confidence and encourages us to express our deepest truths and fears. Especially helpful in removing self-imposed blockages and constraints, Larimar assists us in taking control of our lives by dissolving self-sabotaging behavior, alleviating guilt and removing fear. Larimar is a wonderful meditation stone that quickly and effortlessly calms the mind and bestows inner peace.  It naturally raises consciousness and facilitates contact and communication with the angelic realms. Larimar brings harmony and assists in balancing the yin-yang energies, thus unifying our male and female qualities.  It promotes self healing and is excellent for unplugging the meridians and dissolving energy blocks, and embraces love and joy, opening up the heart by allowing us to express unconditional love.

SHELLS

 

Shell stimulates intuition, sensitivity, imagination and adaptability, and help to enhance mental clarity and provides insight into decision-making.  Shells promotes cooperation between the self and others, as well as within the self, and provides a cohesive energy for groups. Shells spark intuition, adaptability as well as sensitivity and imagination of the soul. Shells have long been used by ancient tribes around the world as protectors from negative energies, and as tools to stimulate intuition and spiritual connection. Because of the Moon’s influence on the ocean, sea shells also hold the energy of the Moon. Abalone Shells promote good communication, peace and beauty (self-love). Clams, Muscles & Oysters  promote purification, love and good fortune. In ancient times, small clam shells were given as talismans (or tokens) of love. Sand dollars hold the wisdom and information that we need in order to make necessary changes for healing, growth, spiritual expansion and transcendence. Cowrie shells hold Goddess protection which is very powerful and connected with the strength of the ocean, and are thought to promote prosperity and abundance. 

 

 

TAHITIAN PEARLS

 

Rare and regal, Tahiti Black Pearls are highly coveted. These dark and dreamy types of pearl are full of myth and magic and said to be magnets for attracting all kinds of wealth into our worlds. Tahitian pearls are also linked to hope, fertility, and peace and carry with them the vibrant moods, dream-like landscapes and lore of French Polynesia.

 

 

WHITE PEARLS

 

Often tagged as being gifts of grace and glamor, pearls also carry a luminous water energy and a sense of harmony as they are created in synergy with other living creatures. Pearls are a gemstone of inner wisdom. They are connected to nature and wisdom and new beginnings. Pearls signify faith, charity and innocence.  It enhances personal integrity and helps to provide a focus to ones attention.  Pearl symbolizes purity and is known as a “stone of sincerity”.  It brings truth to situations and loyalty to a “cause” and inhibits boisterous behavior. Known as a stone of inner wisdom, pearls help us to find the confidence we need to be our own advocates in the world. They also lighten the mind and your mood meaning that you feel a bright spell of optimism and ease wash right over you. Pearls help us to let go of anxiety, nervousness, and that negative inner voice. They inspire sincerity, loyalty, and truth - not just to others but most importantly, to ourselves.